Reports: 'Jackass' Actor Ryan Dunn Killed In Car Accident

Jun 20, 2011

Jackass actor Ryan Dunn "was killed early Monday morning when his Porsche flew over a guardrail in West Goshen, Pa., slammed into a tree and burst into flames, according to local police," NBC Philadelphia reports. "Dunn's passenger — who hasn't been identified — was also killed."

As The Associated Press writes, "Dunn appeared on the MTV show that ran from 2000 to 2002 and its three big-screen adaptations. Most recently, he hosted Proving Ground on the G4 cable network."

He also appeared on NBC-TV's Minute To Win It.

Very early this morning, Dunn's Twitter page linked to a photo on Tumblr in which he appears to be enjoying some drinks with friends.

If you're not familiar with the Jackass TV show and movies, as IMDB says the premise is this:

"Johnny Knoxville and his band of maniacs perform a variety of stunts and gross-out gags."

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